As the saying goes, "everything is bigger in Texas," and shopping in
San Antonio is no exception!
The ninth-largest city in the United States,
San Antonio offers an abundant variety of shops, galleries and malls and outlets
containing collectibles and clothing as unique and diverse as the Texas landscape.
From fine art to Western wear to spicy salsas,
you can be sure no shopping list will be left incomplete.
Here's a sample shopping list of the many items to be found, so check off and out these finds!
Malls, Malls, Malls
With 10 major malls to choose from, San Antonio has your favorite department stores and shops.
You'll find a diverse selection of clothing, accessories, shoes, gifts and house wares.
Inside are food courts to help refuel and energize.
Whew-you made it, with arms chock-full of bags!
When "shop till you drop" is nearly a reality, you've worked up a real thirst and appetite.
So, kick back, enjoy a cold Lone Star beer, and watch the sun set in the big Texas sky over the River Walk.
For Local Wannabees
Many fine and unique treasures can be found in shops throughout the city. Bookstores containing local
and regional titles link the histories of the Alamo, Spanish Missions, and Texas statehood with present happenings.
There are also numerous cookbooks, folklore tales and westerns written by famous Texan authors,
While reading your new book, relax and enjoy a glass of Texas wine.
Myriad shops showcase premiere vintages from across the state.
You'll also find souvenir stores featuring the latest in Texas shirts, hats and other gift items.
While in San Antonio, don't forget to buy a pinata.
The colorful and festive decorations
can be found in stores throughout the area and make a wonderful addition to a child's birthday party.